Self-powered tools. A Himalayan salt wall. Children swinging punches and holding plank positions. Studio 14 just isn’t your common neighbourhood fitness center.
The health studio, positioned in Umm Al Sheif, Dubai, will open to the general public on Monday, May 16, after weeks of by-invitation and appointment-only lessons by instructors from @chiropracticdubai.
People can signal as much as various group lessons or use a spread of state-of-the-art, stand-alone tools, together with the TechnoGym Skillrow and SkillMill. Not solely are these machines blood-pumpingly effective, additionally they use zero electrical energy, powered as an alternative by the customers themselves.
All lessons are restricted to 6 folks to permit for a extra personalised expertise.
An eco-friendly outlook lies on the coronary heart of the Studio 14 idea; the quantity 14 denotes private freedom and self-determination, in response to numerology. This is mirrored in its nature-inspired design (assume recycled woods and inexperienced partitions) and the aforementioned electricity-free machines, in addition to the sustainable merchandise on sale, from recyclable baggage to bottled water with plant-based and 100 per cent biodegradable packaging.
The Himalayan salt wall is one other cool ingredient. Made from illuminated salt bricks which have rejuvenating properties, this holistic feature is extra at house in a flowery spa. However, Studio 14 makes a compelling case for together with it in a health enviornment: not solely can a salt wall enhance the temper and cleanse the pores and skin, however it additionally purifies the air and reduces allergic reactions — a bonus once you’re understanding alongside others indoors.
Studio 14 is open to adults and kids 7 years and above. Little ones can participate in lessons reminiscent of mindfulness and boxing, whereas adults can join a signature class or deep stretch session. Boxing can also be an enormous a part of the Studio 14 ethic — for each its calorie-burning and eco-friendly impression.
“Dubai is a rising and creating metropolis in contrast to many others, and it’s a metropolis stuffed with health fanatics. I consider that is one of the best time for home-grown ideas and boutique studios to emerge,” says Studio 14 founder Lucy Komolka Walsh.
Updated: May 11, 2022, 12:30 PM